McGehee, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 4,024 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.9%
 
Males: 1,901  (47.3%)
Females: 2,123  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  33.1 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 71654, 71670.

McGehee Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,650 (it was $21,909 in 2000)
McGehee:

$27,650
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,709 (it was $14,191 in 2000)

McGehee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $60,108 (it was $46,200 in 2000)
McGehee:

$60,108
AR:

$109,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $591.

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  • Races in McGehee, AR (2010)

    McGehee races chart
    • 2,08849.5%White alone
    • 1,94346.1%Black alone
    • 1152.7%Hispanic
    • 340.8%Two or more races
    • 170.4%American Indian alone
    • 180.4%Asian alone
    • 40.09%Other race alone

Races in McGehee detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in McGehee: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (11.5%), United States (5.2%), German (3.2%), Italian (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), Irish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 144 feet

Land area: 6.42 square miles.

Population density: 627 people per square mile   (low).

McGehee,AR real estate house value index trend

McGehee, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in McGehee:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McGehee city:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

18 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $488 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $384 (0.7%)

McGehee satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (54.5 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (131.3 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (317.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Reed, AR (2.5 miles ), Tillar, AR (2.6 miles ), Dermott, AR (2.7 miles ), Arkansas City, AR (3.3 miles ), Winchester, AR (3.4 miles) , Jerome, AR (4.0 miles) , Dumas, AR (4.3 miles ), Watson, AR (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $56,600
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $76,800
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $199,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2013: 36 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.63 N, Longitude: 91.39 W

Area code: 870

McGehee household income distribution McGehee home values distribution

Crime rates in McGehee by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00100011001
per 100,000 0.00.022.90.00.00.026.223.50.00.024.9
Rapes 00100140321
per 100,000 0.00.022.90.00.025.7104.70.072.249.724.9
Robberies 30002311320
per 100,000 68.10.00.00.048.777.226.223.572.249.70.0
Assaults 303820126458950225341
per 100,000 681.0873.0457.0280.3146.21,157.42,329.21,176.2529.21,317.11,020.2
Burglaries 42231931483870404311148
per 100,000 953.5528.4434.2724.11,169.3977.41,832.0941.01,034.42,758.41,194.3
Thefts 425855678897948011168104
per 100,000 953.51,332.41,256.91,565.12,143.72,494.92,460.11,881.92,670.21,689.92,587.7
Auto thefts 411226114521
per 100,000 90.823.022.946.748.7154.3287.994.1120.349.724.9
Arson 012010310203
per 100,000 0.023.045.70.0243.677.226.20.048.10.074.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 282.9) 279.8277.6247.6180.2224.2474.4894.6455.9389.4606.6481.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in McGehee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 28 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
Arkansas average:

1.99
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -458 (-9.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in McGehee: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in McGehee, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

McGehee-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the McGehee city center injured 48 people and caused $4 million in damages.

On 4/17/1978, a category F4 tornado 25.1 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McGehee-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 151.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 116.5 miles away from McGehee center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 118.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 221.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 146.8 miles away from McGehee center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 188.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Desha County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
McGehee topographic map

Birthplace of: Caldwell Jones - Basketball player, Seth J. McKee - General, Charles Jones (basketball, born 1957) - Basketball player, Major Jones - Basketball player, Nancy A. Collins - (born 1959), writer.

Hospitals and medical centers in McGehee:

  • HOSPICE CARE FOUNDATION, INC (515 HOLLY STREET)
  • MCGEHEE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 900 SOUTH THIRD STREET)
  • LEISURE LODGE INC MCGEHEE (700 WESTWOOD DRIVE)
  • SOUTHERN HERITAGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (700 MARK DRIVE)
  • PINE BLUFF DIALYSIS - KIDNEY CTR OF MCGEHEE (610 WEST HOLLY ST)
  • SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS HOME HEALTH AGENCY (901 SOUTH THIRD STREET)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McGehee:

  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 25 miles; Monticello, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,130)
  • Delta State University (about 39 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 53 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 56 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 62 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 65 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 86 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)

Public high school in McGehee:

  • MCGEHEE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1902 E ASH ST, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in McGehee:

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Notable locations in McGehee: Delta Country Club (A), McGehee Police Department (B), McGehee Fire And Emergency Medical Services (C), McGehee Fire Department Station 2 (D), McGehee Fire and Emergency Medical Services (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in McGehee include: Union Chapel (A), First Baptist Church (B), Church of God (C), Chickasaw Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Bates Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in McGehee include: Wiley A McGehee Park (1), Stephens Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Desha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 34.9%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.2% for Black residents, 33.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 90.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.6%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in McGehee in 2000:

  • 82 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

McGehee, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Arkansas average:

11.8

McGehee travel time to work - commute McGehee mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for McGehee city (based on Desha County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,17332
Black Protestant1,38010
Mainline Protestant8567
Catholic822
Other341
None4,483-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Desha County:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Desha County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Desha County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.0%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Desha County:

33.6%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.7%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
McGehee:

47.6%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.2%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.0%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
McGehee:

13.3%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
McGehee:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
McGehee:

36.0%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.4%
State:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.3%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of McGehee, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,406$26,4360$0
Other Government Administration 8$6,072$9,1080$0
Judicial and Legal 4$6,267$18,8010$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$17,681$35,3622$1,705
Police - Other 7$12,655$21,6941$1,763
Firefighters 3$9,637$38,5480$0
Fire - Other 0$0 19$1,116
Correction 9$12,666$16,8880$0
Streets and Highways 4$8,423$25,2690$0
Health 5$23,649$56,7586$5,599
Solid Waste Management 7$11,891$20,3853$4,437
Other and Unallocable 1$1,346$16,1520$0
Totals for Government 56$114,693$24,57731$14,620

McGehee government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $953,000 ($236.83)
    Regular Highways: $501,000 ($124.50)
    General - Other: $291,000 ($72.32)
    Fire Protection: $266,000 ($66.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $266,000 ($66.10)
    Financial Administration: $78,000 ($19.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $63,000 ($15.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $163,000 ($40.51)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.75)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,065,000 ($264.66)

McGehee government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $52,000 ($12.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $421,000 ($104.62)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $725,000 ($180.17)
    Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($5.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $186,000 ($46.22)
    All Other: $89,000 ($22.12)
    General Support: $80,000 ($19.88)
  • Tax - Property: $766,000 ($190.36)
    Public Utilities: $209,000 ($51.94)
    NEC: $19,000 ($4.72)

McGehee government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,000 ($1.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($0.99)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($0.75)

McGehee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $625,000 ($155.32)

5.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Drew County, AR  0.68% ($21,552 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.65% ($25,607)
from Chicot County, AR  0.49% ($24,762)


7.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,604 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.27%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Drew County, AR  0.87% ($51,368 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.85% ($23,432)
to Jefferson County, AR  0.66% ($25,897)

Strongest AM radio stations in McGehee:

  • KVSA (1220 AM; 1 kW; MCGEHEE, AR; Owner: SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS,INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGVM (1260 AM; 2 kW; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: MID-AMERICA BROADCASTING COMPANY,INC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in McGehee:

  • KRKD (105.7 FM; DERMOTT, AR; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • KXSA-FM (103.1 FM; DERMOTT, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KHBM-FM (93.7 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDMS (100.7 FM; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: MID-AMERICA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KAFN (102.5 FM; GOULD, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIQQ (102.3 FM; LELAND, MS; Owner: THE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KUUZ (95.9 FM; LAKE VILLAGE, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KGPQ (99.9 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around McGehee:

  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • WXVT (Channel 15; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
McGehee fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of McGehee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 101m331ftTotal length
  • $3,471,000Total costs
  • 45,510Total average daily traffic
  • 3,031Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for McGehee, AR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in McGehee)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in McGehee, AR)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • MCGEHEE, S End Of Beach St (Lat: 33.622028 Lon: -91.400944), Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WPJE863
    Assigned Frequencies: 6760.62 MHzGrant Date: 10/16/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 09/03/1998Registrant: Phone: (202) 223-9222
  • mcgar-hwy-165-Z, Hwy165mcgar (Lat: 33.630306 Lon: -91.383111), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQPJ839
    Assigned Frequencies: 21325.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/07/2012, Expiration Date: 06/07/2022, Certifier: Richey GoldbergRegistrant: Deltastream, LLC, 272 James Asbury Dr., Nw, Cleveland, TN 37321, Phone: (423) 664-9500
  • mcgar-1ststreet-Z, 1ststmcgar (Lat: 33.630722 Lon: -91.396556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 39.9 m, Call Sign: WQPM631
    Assigned Frequencies: 21275.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/28/2012, Expiration Date: 06/28/2022, Certifier: Richey GoldbergRegistrant: Deltastream, LLC, 272 James Asbury Dr., Nw, Cleveland, TN 37321, Phone: (423) 664-9500
  • mcgar-1ststreet-A, Pammcgar Tower (Lat: 33.633417 Lon: -91.417583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46.9 m, Call Sign: WQPM632
    Assigned Frequencies: 22475.0 MHz, 22525.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/28/2012, Expiration Date: 06/28/2022, Certifier: Richey GoldbergRegistrant: Deltastream, LLC, 272 James Asbury Dr., Nw, Cleveland, TN 37321, Phone: (423) 664-9500
  • McGehee, 605 W Oak St (Lat: 33.626972 Lon: -91.402472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.5 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQUV492
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/2014, Expiration Date: 10/23/2024, Certifier: Mark L Stevenson Mr.Registrant: Nexus Systems Inc., 363 Venable Lane, Monroe, LA 71203, Phone: (318) 323-5578, Email:
  • PambMcGar, 500 Pambanci Shop Rd (Lat: 33.631278 Lon: -91.400417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 49 m, Call Sign: WQVG645
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/05/2015, Expiration Date: 02/05/2025, Certifier: Rick HalesRegistrant: Delta Stream Ii, 4410 Leisure Time Drive, Diamondhead, MS 39525, Phone: (615) 870-9564, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • Near Mcgehee (Lat: 33.621944 Lon: -91.400833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 104 m, Call Sign: KNKS218
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.412 MHzGrant Date: 03/20/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Pete JonesRegistrant: Richard S. Becker & Associates, Chartered, 7128 Fairfax Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, Phone: (301) 986-9005, Fax: (301) 986-8456, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KD5JOA, Licensee ID: L00220398, Grant Date: 06/10/2010, Expiration Date: 06/10/2020, Certifier: Clinton A Mote, Registrant: Clinton A Mote, 103 Katie Cir, Mcgehee, AR 71654
  • Call Sign: KE5SGB, Licensee ID: L01363154, Grant Date: 01/28/2008, Expiration Date: 01/28/2018, Certifier: Mike R Morgan, Registrant: Mike R Morgan, Mcgehee, AR 71654
  • Call Sign: KE5SJR, Licensee ID: L01364035, Grant Date: 01/30/2008, Expiration Date: 01/30/2018, Certifier: Teresa K Morgan, Registrant: Teresa K Morgan, Mcgehee, AR 71654
  • Call Sign: KE5SJX, Licensee ID: L01364041, Grant Date: 01/30/2008, Expiration Date: 01/30/2018, Certifier: Buck D Champ, Registrant: Buck D Champ, 430 Friedman St, Mcgehee, AR 71654

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER J5A (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 77 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 27059 , Serial Number: 5-22, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): Confederate Air Inc, Po Box 746, Mcgehee, AR 71654
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 28032 , Serial Number: 4531, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Partnership): Joe Knoll, 23 Wolfe Dr, Mcgehee, AR 71654, Other Owners: Wiley Avery
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3677Z , Serial Number: 18-7404, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 06/15/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Doyle B Sims, 404 Crooked Bayou Dr, Mcgehee, AR 71654
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5420R , Serial Number: 17252963, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1965
    Registrant (Individual): William H Dunklin, 102 Silent Dr, Mcgehee, AR 71654
  • Aircraft: PURDY DONNIE R AVID MARK IV (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 648P , Serial Number: 1344D, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 11/18/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Donnie R Purdy, 1402 Highway 65 S, Mcgehee, AR 71654
  • Aircraft: CALLAIR A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8249H , Serial Number: 1122, Year manufactured: 1965
    Registrant (Individual): George Mcneely, , Mcgehee, AR 00000

Drinking water stations with addresses in McGehee and their reported violations in the past:

MC GEHEE WATERWORKS (Population served: 4,386, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2013)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in McGehee, AR
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Best Western1Subway1
H&R Block1Walmart1
SONIC Drive-In1

McGehee compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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